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CANSSI National Seminar Series: September speaker, Ruth King

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:15
Ruth King, Thomas Bayes’ Chair of Statistics at the University of Edinburgh
Statistics Seminar
via Zoom (to register, see CANSSI website)

We’re pleased to share information on the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) National Seminar Series. This fall, there will be three speakers, speaking on the fourth Thursday of the month. The theme is hidden Markov models.

Ruth King is the first speaker in the series.

Like each seminar in the series, Ruth’s seminar will include a read-ahead (but not required) journal article, as part of a journal club.


To Register: Registration details will be available soon on the CANSSI National Seminar Series page.


Seminar: 10:00am–11:15am PST
Student Session: 11:30am-12:30pm PST

Title & abstract

Title and Abstract: A title and abstract will be available soon on CANSSI's page.

Journal club

Journal Article for this Talk: King, Ruth, Statistical Ecology (January 2014). Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 401-426, 2014. Available at SSRN: or

See the CANSSI National Seminar Series page for more information on the read-ahead journal for this talk and for journal-club funding opportunities for graduate students.